Concord News

Lindbergh to offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting in January

Pictured above: Crestwood Elementary School teacher Ann Haberberger welcomes new Lindbergh kindergarten students to class on the first day of school, Aug. 16. Lindbergh Schools will offer district funded full-day tuition-free kindergarten for all students beginning Jan. 7. Lindbergh is the last district in the state to not offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten. The Board of Education

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Protests organized outside Mercy South after flu shot firing

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Protesters took to Kennerly Road outside Mercy Hospital South — formerly St. Anthony’s Medical Center — last week to protest the hospital’s decision to fire a nurse who refused to get a flu shot. In online videos, Nelia Abuchon said she organized the Nov. 27 protest to support her

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Fitch set for new role as councilman

Pictured above: Tim Fitch speaks at a Republicans club meeting during his run for the St. Louis County Council. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch will have a new role serving the public starting in January after winning the Nov. 6 election for the 3rd District seat

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SSM Health breaks ground on new Cardinal Glennon pediatric facility in south county

Pictured above: SSM Health executives ‘break ground’ on the new Cardinal Glennon pediatric facility in Concord. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callsnewspapers.com SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital broke ground on a new pediatric healthcare specialty services center in South St. Louis County last week. Students from Assumption Parish School and La

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Parson appoints Schmitt to replace Hawley as attorney general

Gov. Mike Parson is appointing state Treasurer Eric Schmitt as Missouri’s next attorney general, to replace Josh Hawley when he moves to the U.S. Senate in January. Parson said in a news release after a press conference in Jefferson City Tuesday morning that he is “incredibly proud and pleased” to appoint Schmitt. Hawley will resign

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Sappington-Concord history is reprinted

The Sappington-Concord Historical Society has had such demand for the local history book “Sappington-Concord, A History” that the original has been scanned and reprinted and is now available for sale. Most households in the neighborhood already own copies of the forest green, yearbook-sized book “Sappington-Concord, A History,” the society said in a news release. But

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Prop R funding maintenance of facilities around Mehlville

Pictured above: Workers make repairs and repaint the Mehlville School District pool. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District. By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter with Gloria Lloyd, News Editor Three years after voters in the Mehlville School District approved Proposition R, this summer was busy for the Mehlville School District as it upgraded various facilities

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